Application for 2016-2018 batch

News for batch 2016-2018 : The call for autumn/fall 2016 is now open.

 
Since September 2015, Vinifera Euromaster is now part of the "Erasmus+ catalogue".
Each applicant can apply to several programs of the catalogue, with a maximum of three different joint programmes / academic year.


Vinifera Euromaster belongs to the list of the 17 top level MSc Programmes which have passed the European Quality Review. Consequently, Vinifera is officially part of the 2014-2020 European Educative Programme.

There are two rounds of academic admission. You can apply for academic admission either at Round 1 or at Round 2, but Erasmus+ scholarships are only offered at Round 1.


 
Schedule for the 2016-2018 session

We require you to pay an administration fee (30 euros) before submitting your application ; please use the payment online before submitting your application.

Round 1 :  The first call is now ended.

The deadline for applications for the first round which includes application for a scholarship is 29th of February 2016.

One session of interviews has taken place on Thursday 10th of March 2016 in USA (Fresno, CA), and has been on Tuesday 26th of April 2016 in China (North West A&F). for the other countries, Skype interviews have now been carried out on 4th of April for pre-selected applicants.
Here you can find the list of selected applicants: 

applicants on the reserve list will be contacted from 10th of May in case of withdrawal on the main list.

 Round 2 : (without ERASMUS+ scholarship).  The second call will open after March.  The available places are self-funded or funded by scholarships obtained by the candidate.

The deadline for filling in the electronic application form and attaching two references is 30th of May 2016.
The Selection of candidates will take place in June and applicants will be directly informed of the results before the 20th of June 2016.  

PLEASE NOTE:  There is a pdf guide to using the application form on the page "Application procedure".  Look for the link at the bottom of the page.
 
Admissions requirements

You must hold at least a Bachelor of Science (180 ECTS) in one of the following fields :
 - Agronomy / Agricultural Sciences
 - Plant Sciences & technologies
 - Food Sciences & technologies
... and in closely related fields

Exceptions: Bachelor graduates with other Bachelor degrees can exceptionally be admitted, provided the academic and/or professional background shows potential for a successful completion of the Vinifera EuroMaster programme. In these cases conditional admission can be granted.  Candidates are advised to follow an internship or work in a vineyard prior to applying, and to obtain some training in a few of the scientific fields which will be studied.  Refer to the Student Handbook for M1.

 

It's possible to enter directly in the second year (M2) if you have a high level qualification (the first year of a master especially in one of the Vinifera partner universities) in wine and vine sciences ; 5 places are offered for M2.  If you are interested please contact our secretary by email.  We do not offer scholasrhips for direct entry into M2.


PLEASE NOTE
: Candidates still completing their degree
Applicants expecting to finish their Bachelor Degree can obtain a conditional admission. They must have a stamped and signed provisional Certificate of Completion, delivered by the Registrar of the institution/university, to attach to the application form.
This is a certifying letter from your University stating that you are expected to graduate this year.
On successfully completing their degree candidates must send the results (if selected) to Vinifera Secretariat by June, for final admission, and provide a copy of the original Diploma/BSc on arrival.

 

DOCUMENT FOR REFEREES

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Minimum level : B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
IELTS certificate: selected candidates are required to pass this language test (minimum 6 points) and send a copy to Vinifera Secretariat by June for final admission. For further information click here: http://www.cambridgeesol.org/exams/academic-english/ielts.html .  TOEFL tests are also recognised (550 points), as are Cambridge First Certificates (Grade B (B2)). TOEIC grades must be at least 670. If you already have a certificate please enter the result on the application form, If not, please enter the date of an exam you have booked.

The deadline to provide the result of your English test is 25th June, if you have been offered a place.  Those who are accepted will need to email a scan of their certificate to the Secretariat.

Other certificates could allow applicants to obtain a "conditional admission".  Please contact Vinifera Secretariat.

 Important comment: if you need more details or need more information about an appeal procedure, our secretariat is available by email:  helen.jennings@supagro.fr







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